The magazine's education edition looks at challenges and changes in the way we learn.
Preschool: Can the Right Kinds of Play Teach Self-Control? By PAUL TOUGH
Can imaginary play teach children to control their impulses — and be better students?
Junior High: Coming Out in Middle School By BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS
How 13-year-old kids are dealing with their sexual identity — and how others are dealing with them.
High School: The Inner-City Prep School Experience By MAGGIE JONES
At the SEED School, the assumption is that inner-city students will learn more if they spend the school week living away from home. But can you leave the neighborhood behind?
College: When Your Dorm Goes Green and Local Text by CHARLES WILSON and Photographs by SAMANTHA CONTIS
Students at Warren Wilson College are taking higher education back to nature.